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Forum: Drywall 08-07-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 66
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Posted By Big Shoe
Good job, stick around. [emoji854] Sent...

Good job, stick around. [emoji854]


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Forum: Drywall 08-06-2017, 08:43 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By TimNJ
You're spending too much time looking for...

You're spending too much time looking for opinions on here.

Just go back and feather those joints.

Take your time when you are doing it.

When I was learning how to tape it was drummed into...
Forum: Drywall 08-05-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By Gumshoe
Kodie, I commend you for being forthright with...

Kodie, I commend you for being forthright with this drywall situation. A lot, I mean a lot of guys would have skipped town and never looked back. Hey, we've all been there. Took on a job a little...
Forum: Technology 08-05-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10
Seo
Views: 1,376
Posted By ddosix
SEO is something you could dump 10k into and get...

SEO is something you could dump 10k into and get bad results or put $1000 in and get great results. Tread lightly when choosing somebody. Also, SEO is taking longer and longer to see results -...
Forum: Drywall 08-05-2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By Metro M & L
Was that 2500 labor or 2500 labor and materials?...

Was that 2500 labor or 2500 labor and materials? Did you supply the board? Sounds pretty much going rate.

All the finishing except that one soundboard wall looks pretty par for the course.
...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By hdavis
X2 - that how I really learned how to get it...

X2 - that how I really learned how to get it right.
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By hdavis
That's three passes (one coat), one down each...

That's three passes (one coat), one down each side, and one down the middle.
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By hdavis
You're going to have to learn this sometime, or...

You're going to have to learn this sometime, or pick up a really good finisher. I do a ton of this (class 5 or close to it) in residential. One way to get flat seams without the high skill level is...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Yeah, looks like dick. But that same knife you...

Yeah, looks like dick. But that same knife you used in the pic would also make short work of making the job look right with some all-purpose mud.

Pulled tight, stop the slopping around, and you...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By Texas Wax
Great even more 'Quality' Drywallwers in...

Great even more 'Quality' Drywallwers in residential. <Sarcasm Inteneded>

LOL, Many Commercial GC's I've worked for would have made you dance, with a dunce cap on, to get it right or Run you off. ...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By FrankSmith
I don't really agree with that. There is a grey...

I don't really agree with that. There is a grey area of responsibility between the painter and drywall finisher. This is outside of that area. If the painter is expected to spot and repair this...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 08:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By SmallTownGuy
Oh, really? No spec on the finish? I laugh...

Oh, really? No spec on the finish?

I laugh and walk away with a "see ya around chump".

I got a standard spec for residential new builds. It reads "No visible flaw withing 6 feet of any finished...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 08:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By Tinstaafl
No offense intended, but you list your trade as...

No offense intended, but you list your trade as "drywall". Based upon what's come to light in this thread (so to speak), you are most certainly not a professional drywaller. A pro would have known...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 08-04-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,035
Posted By JBM
It was the seo guy dropping a link...

It was the seo guy dropping a link...
Forum: Technology 08-04-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Seo
Views: 1,376
Posted By JoshOnTech
http://www.***.com/ These guys are based out...

http://www.***.com/

These guys are based out of Colombia but the owners lived in US/Canada most of their lives. Prices are great and they do high quality SEO work. They reply to email quite...
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By avenge
I don't see bubbling, I see incorrect mudding and...

I don't see bubbling, I see incorrect mudding and sanding follwed by incorrect primer.
Forum: Drywall 08-04-2017, 04:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By Big Shoe
Looks like you piled to much mud on. You need to...

Looks like you piled to much mud on. You need to light up your walls when sanding. You would have seen that. Like Small Town said, float it out.

And, always ask what sheen the...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By TimNJ
Mt first thought when I saw those seams was: ...

Mt first thought when I saw those seams was:

What happened? The painter used semigloss right over bare boards?
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By Tom M
I feel like the purple XP boards have...

I feel like the purple XP boards have manufacturing defects with the factory tapers the tapers seem shallow and buldge before the flat.
Then your typical 10" finish coat feels fine but you feel...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By tjbnwi
If everything the OP states about the seams is...

If everything the OP states about the seams is correct and the contract did not call for a skim/L5 finish this is no longer his problem.

The painter knew or should have known what the top coat...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By VinylHanger
How big is this room? It wouldn't take much to...

How big is this room? It wouldn't take much to just do two skim coats and sand. A couple guys could do it pretty quickly.

My concern would be if you are allowed a quick, but not quality fix, it...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By Big Johnson
Not going to work. You could put 10 coats of...

Not going to work. You could put 10 coats of anything on there and it's still going to show. It might show less but it's still going to show. I'll bet your painter used PVA primer which the GC should...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 05:25 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By tjbnwi
Seeing as the seams are flat and you appear to...

Seeing as the seams are flat and you appear to need a resolve to this, Gaurdz, Stix or SW Pro Block over the paint, thin a 5 of Plus 3 to pancake batter constancy, roll "batter" on the wall using a...
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By SmallTownGuy
yup. I ain't buying it either.

yup. I ain't buying it either.
Forum: Drywall 08-03-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,407
Posted By hdavis
You can minimize flashing issues (which is what...

You can minimize flashing issues (which is what this seems to be by what you say) by using a primer / sealer, or just a regular sealer for the first coat.

I've never seen a seam flash light on...
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